SpywareGuard 2.2: Definition Files manual download?

Discussion in 'SpywareBlaster & Other Forum' started by Heliode, Sep 29, 2004.

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  1. Heliode

    Heliode Registered Member

    Sep 29, 2004
    Hey People,

    I work for a school service company, and we administrate the computer systems of over 500 primary schools in the Netherlands. A mayor issue for us right now is spyware. Imagine this; a 4th-grader just innocently playing a game on the Internet... and suddenly being confronted with one of those porn pop-ups we know all too well...
    Needless to say, we can't let this sort of thing happen anymore. We're currently considering options, and SpywareGuard seems to be a good solution because of the fact that it's freeware and that it offers real-time protection so it protects systems without requiring action from users.

    An issue for us is, however, the way the program is updated. We'd rather download the definitions once in a while on a central location and distribute them over the schools from there... we are currently using that approach with our virus scanner.

    So much for the intro; what I would like to ask here, is if there is a location (HTTP, FTP...) where we could have a script check for new definitions and download them periodically. (We use Linux servers so we can't use SWguards internal auto update function)

    Thanks in Advance,

  2. snowbound

    snowbound Retired Moderator

    Feb 18, 2003
    The Big Smoke
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